A Beginner’s Guide to the WordPress REST API

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A Beginner’s Guide to the WordPress REST API on Toptal.com

I wrote a post for the Toptal.com blog. The article covers the WordPress REST API, as well as provides an introduction to REST APIs in general. I offer an example use case that you can follow along, and discuss some future potential of the project. Consider it a birds-eye overview, meant for people like myself who are not API gurus, but WordPress developers interested in expanding their repertoire of development tricks.

Writing for the Toptal blog was a great experience, as they have a killer editorial staff and give a lot of thought to areas like the article design. They’ve been pumping out high quality content around design, development, and business for a while now, so I heartily recommend browsing through everything they have going on over there.

1 Comment

  1. marvenniffi on October 5, 2018 at 4:53 am

    In this installment of the series on WordPress REST API, I will discuss how to set up basic authentication protocol(s) on the server so that REST API can be set up and maintain secure communication with various entities and channels. Here’s the guide: https://www.cloudways.com/blog/setup-basic-authentication-in-wordpress-rest-api/

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